Tag Archives: Theresa May

A Seat At The Table

I’m old enough to remember when African-Americans were totally shut out of most governmental and business decision making bodies. Back then the initial objective was literally a seat at the table. They realized that they needed to be in the mix before they could make an impact; but that if they weren’t represented they weren’t even in the discussion. They worked hard to get those initial seats. Continue reading A Seat At The Table

Abject Failure – Part One

Much has been made of President Trump’s first 100 days in office which won’t officially end until this Saturday. I decided to review them a bit ahead of time which will entail a few predictions. Today’s article is part one and it will be followed by parts two and three on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. All the articles will be written a day or days prior to publishing. Let’s explore; Saturday you can see how clear my crystal ball was. Continue reading Abject Failure – Part One

Slowdown On The (Br)exit

In any other week this would have been my Sunday article which I often reserve for the biggest political story of the preceding week. Alas, I’m an American and the Election is Tuesday. Potentially the biggest thing that happened in global politics this week was the UK’s High Court ruling that declared Parliament must weigh in if the UK is to leave the European Union (EU). Here is the really strange part: it may not have any long-term effect at all. Let’s explore. Continue reading Slowdown On The (Br)exit

My Wife’s Funny Story

Decades ago my wife broke a glass ceiling and was the first woman at a large financial firm to reach the level of management that she did. In that position she had to attend many regional and national meetings. For years she was the only woman at the conferences. She still jokes that the biggest advantage is that she had the bathroom all to herself. That always got laughs at a party. Today it makes me think of some things that are happening in global politics. Continue reading My Wife’s Funny Story